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Korea not 'imminent' - Central Intelligence Agency chief

Korea not 'imminent' - Central Intelligence Agency chief

U.S. warships sit idle at Yokosuka. To hear pretty much any U.S. official talk these days, the impression is that a nuclear war with North Korea could break out at any moment. North Korea , according to the director, has been moving at an "ever alarming rate" to develop nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles. While Trump's goal of North Korea abandoning its nuclear weapons may be appealing, it's unrealistic, Clapper said.


Brexit prompts United Kingdom businesses to turn to Estonia's e-residency program

Brexit prompts United Kingdom businesses to turn to Estonia's e-residency program

The UK Government will spell out its aims for new customs arrangements after the UK has quit the bloc in documents released by Brexit Secretary David Davis. The proposals for new customs arrangements to allow trade with the European Union are being outlined in the first of a series of "future partnership papers" being released by the Government.


Iran Votes To Increase Missile Spending, Sanction US

Iran Votes To Increase Missile Spending, Sanction US

A senior Iranian military official stated that Iran will not allow any foreign states، especially the U.S.، to visit the country's military centers. He praised the United States for ramping up non-nuclear sanctions against the Regime for its support of terrorism, human rights violations, and its ballistic missile programme and for its debate over designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation in its own right, but stressed that this alone is not enough.


Venezuela Labels Trump's Military Option Remark as 'Reckless'

Venezuela Labels Trump's Military Option Remark as 'Reckless'

Pence is on his first visit to Latin America and will also travel to Panama, Chile, and Argentina . Santos agreed that the US and Colombia have always upheld the "freedom, democracy, respect for human rights, and, naturally, peace". The post Pence says US won't stand by as Venezuela "crumbles" appeared first on PBS NewsHour . Regional alliance Mercosur added that it rejected the use of force against Venezuela , despite having indefinitely suspended the country last week amid ...


South Korea's Moon says no military action without Seoul's consent

South Korea's Moon says no military action without Seoul's consent

Joint Chiefs of Staff, reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to protect South Korea after a meeting with President Moon Jae-in, spokesman Park Su-hyun told reporters in Seoul on Monday. The United States needs China's help with North Korea, but President Trump signed an executive memo on Monday that is sure to anger the Chinese. Beijing announced Monday that it would ban imports of iron ore, iron, lead and coal from North Korea, cutting an important economic lifeline for Pyongyang.



Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce Is No Longer A NZ Citizen

The unlikely dispute involves Barnaby Joyce , Australia's deputy prime minister. Barnaby Joyce is the latest Australian politician to be caught up in the country's dual citizenship controversy after finding out he holds New Zealand citizenship.